Cardiology

There are many reasons why a patient might attend Cardiology. These include coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular heart disease, heart failure from all causes and disorders of heart rhythm.

Or it may be that findings on physical examination or tests have suggested the possibility of a heart problem and specialist evaluation is needed.

Assessment must begin with a carefully taken history and an expert physical examination. Investigative facilities include full blood analyses, electrocardiography, echocardiography all of which require experienced interpretation to distinguish the many normal variants from the truly significant abnormalities

List of facilities.

  • ECG
  • Echocardiography
  • Blood and urine analysis
  • Blood pressure with upper and lower limb analysis ( Ankle Brachial Pressure Index ) to prevent diabetic foot ulcer.
  • Lung function studies
  • Arterial assist device (for circulatory improvement).
  • Sleep studies